• Sharm el-Sheikh - Essential Information

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Sharm El Sheik International Airport

Sharm El Sheik International Airport

The Sharm El Sheik International Airport is located about 18 kilometres from the city. To get to the city you can either go by bus, taxi or car. There are regular bus services and the journey takes about 15 minutes. The taxi ranks can be found next to Terminal 1. Some hotels also offer bus transfers, as do tour operators.
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Public transport

You can easily walk around the city. The public transport in Sharm El-Sheikh is provided by minibuses, which run from the Northern to the Southern part of Sharm and back. You have to hail the bus to get on.
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Taxi

There are essentially two types of taxis, 4-seaters and 8-seaters, which you can hail on the street. Prices can vary, so make sure you agree to a price before getting into a cab. Many up-market hotels use private taxi companies that are more expensive.
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Post

You can ask at your hotel for the nearest post office. Main Post Office:
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Pharmacy

Ask at your hotel for the nearest pharmacy or call for advice and more information. The Omar Pharmacy Chain has pharmacies at several locations around the city Omar Pharmacy:
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Telephone

Country code: +20 Area code: 069
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Electricity

220 volt
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